Combining active and passive managements in a portfolio
In recent years, established ideas on portfolio construction have been called into question. Investors can now choose from a range of ‘smart beta’ strategies, offering exposure to market risk premia in a systematic, transparent fashion. Where does the dividing line between active and passive fund management lie today? What is the future role of active managers? As indices evolve, how should standard, capitalisation-weighted benchmarks be used?
In this Expert Opinion, Nicolas Gaussel, Chief Investment Officer at Lyxor Asset Management and Arnaud Llinas, Lyxor’s Head of ETFs and Indexing, share their views on these important questions.
Performance magazine issue 17, May 2015
Performance is a triannual digest, dedicated to investment management professionals, which brings you the latest articles, news and market developments from Deloitte’s professionals and clients.